Guide to correct golf slice

Few things are more frustrating in the golf game than believing that you’ve made a decent swing merely to watch your ball cut across the fairway and out of panorama into the woods. A slice can arise out of nowhere, obviously, and it can happen to anyone. 

The only thing we could do to get rid of this is to note that a slice can be corrected with some good guidance and time spent in the driving range.


You know that the foremost causes of a slice are that your feet and shoulders are not in line and square to the target. Once you are ready with your stance, position a golf club on the ground pointed at the target. Your feet should be precisely in line with the golf club, and your shoulders should also be pointing straight at the target. If your feet are placed rear from the club on the ground, then you could be at risk of slicing your shot for sure. In this situation, work on appropriately aligning your feet and shoulders, and you can commence curing your slice.

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The basic rule should be applied here, that a golf swing should always be in a straight line on target with the pin. Getting overly near to the ball on the swing will cause an outside-in result. What happens when a golfer moves the clubhead outside the swing plane on the backswing and then brings it inside the swing plane just before contact. To make sure you are at the proper distance from the ball, extend your arms completely when you address the ball. Flex your knees and hold your back straight as you carry the club down behind the ball.  

If your arms are stretched, and your back is straight while the club is behind the goal, you are at the right distance from the ball. Flex your knees to change your spot.


Often a slice takes place because of something as easy as the club-side, making contact with the ball beyond the club’s sweet spot (the middle of the club-side). If you close the club’s face too far and make a bad touch, you will slice.


The Final Words 

The most effective way to cure the problem is to make sure you keep your head down and oversee the clubface to make contact with the ball. Good hand-eye coordination can help eliminate a slice. Good Luck!


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